Kelly Halford Rose
Unopposed Candidate for Lafayette County Associate Circuit Judge
Previously, Ms. Rose served as Municipal Prosecuting Attorney for several Lafayette County Municipalities and as Municipal Court Judge for several cities in Jackson, Lafayette and Saline Counties. Presently, Ms. Rose, serves as Municipal Court Judge for the cities of Concordia, Waverly, Alma, Blackburn, Emma, Lexington, and Lake Lafayette. Ms. Rose is an active member of the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association.
While in private practice and public service, Ms. Rose annually completed over 20 Continuing Legal Education hours, including Trial Advocacy and Asset Forfeiture coursework as well as DWI Law Workshops.
In addition, Ms. Rose has served on the Board of Directors for the Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) and Lafayette County’s House of Hope.
She is married to Richard Wayne Rose, Jr. and they have 5 children ages 14-27 and 2 grandchildren.